Local History

26 July 2017

Watch an exclusive clip from Adil's episode of Who Do You Think You Are? that didn't quite make the final cut

26 July 2017

Citizen Khan star Adil Ray travels to East Africa to trace his ancestry, including a rumoured royal connection

25 July 2017

Comedy star and presenter Adil Ray traces his Kenyan and Ugandan roots on Thursday 27 July 2017. Here's five things you might not know about the Citizen Khan star...

23 July 2017

Camping holidays first became popular in the UK in the early 20th century and have remained so ever since

21 July 2017

Inspired by Adil Ray's episode? Genealogist Laura Berry reveals some of the tools that can be used to research mixed Asian and African roots

21 July 2017

Clare Balding's WDYTYA? journey takes her from the art scene of 1930s Britain to the founding and building of New York City. Discover the locations that she visited with our handy guide...

21 July 2017

Watch an exclusive clip from Clare's episode of Who Do You Think You Are? that didn't quite make the final cut

21 July 2017

Clare Balding's episode of WDYTYA? was filled with an exciting array of British and American sources. We take a look at some of the most interesting documents seen on screen...

21 July 2017

Inspired by Clare Balding's episode? Genealogist Laura Berry reveals how you can trace ancestors who called the Big Apple home

21 July 2017

Sports presenter Clare Balding sets out to uncover the truth about her great grandfather’s sexuality, in a family history journey that also takes her to America

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